Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Stonemason retires after 49 years with family-run firm

Stonemason retires after 49 years with family-run firm

A STONEMASON who started his role in Ipsden at the age of 15 has retired after 49 years. Jonny Griffin, who was the second generation ...

 

Hat-trick of awards for farm shop

Hat-trick of awards for farm shop

A FARM shop in Ipsden has won an award for the third time. Blue Tin Produce, of Garsons Farm, was named South East regional winner of ...

 

Warmer hall

THE management committee of Ipsden village hall is to seek quotes to insulate the roof and walls of the building. A recent audit, ...

 

Farm shop is finalist

THE Blue Tin in Ipsden is a finalist for the South-East region in this year’s Countryside Alliance Awards. The farm shop was selected ...

 

B&B for sale

THE Old Farmhouse Inn in Ipsden is on the market for £1,295,000. Alexander Woollard, who owns the bed and breakfast, is moving away to ...

 

Coppice day

THE Chiltern and Thames Valley Coppice Group will be holding an event at Blue Tin Produce in Ipsden on October 19 from 9am to 4pm. ...

 

Overthrow wins match

IPSDEN surpassed STONOR’S total of 141 with an overthrow on Sunday to win by seven wickets as the hosts struggled to click in all ...

 

Daughter inspired me to pass on love of outdoors

Daughter inspired me to pass on love of outdoors

ALEX GREGORY likes nothing more than being outdoors. And since he’s retired from rowing, the double Olympic champion is determined to ...

 

Runner-up

THE Blue Tin farm shop in Ipsden was a runner-up in the local food and drink category of the Countryside Alliance Awards. Owners Jed ...

 

Farm shop award bid

A FARM shop which expanded its premises in December is in the running for an award. Blue Tin Produce, of Ipsden, was named regional ...

 

Flutterpillar the musical

Flutterpillar the musical

CHILDREN at the Early Days Nursery in Ipsden performed an Easter concert for their parents at the village hall. Flutterpillar featured ...

 

Ipsden Nursery nativity

Ipsden Nursery nativity

Ipsden, The Early Days Children’s Nursery: children performed “Whoops-A-Daisy Angel” at the Vortex at Braziers Park, which followed ...

 

Olympic champion gives talk for village neighbours

DOUBLE Olympic rowing champion Alex Gregory will give a talk about his career in his home village tonight. This will take place at ...

 

Wildlife-loving rower ready to show safe pair of hands

Wildlife-loving rower ready to show safe pair of hands

BACK home, a month after pulling out of a world-record attempt to row across the Arctic Ocean, and people are still asking him the ...

 

Arctic row crew home

ROWER Alex Gregory has returned home after being rescued from a remote Norwegian island. The Olympic champion was back home in Ipsden ...

 

Olympian calls off Polar Row due to danger... and he misses family

Olympian calls off Polar Row due to danger... and he misses family

OLYMPIC champion Alex Gregory has ended his world-record breaking rowing challenge across the Arctic Ocean. The two-time rowing gold ...

 

Wind halts polar row

Wind halts polar row

OLYMPIC champion Alex Gregory is continuing his bid to row the Arctic Ocean against the odds. The athlete from Ipsden is part of ...

 

Arctic rowers set off

Arctic rowers set off

OLYMPIC champion Alex Gregory has begun a world record attempt to row the Arctic Ocean. The athlete from Ipsden is part of six-man ...

 

Killer driver, 18, jailed and banned from road

Daniel Beaumont

A TEENAGER has been jailed for almost five years after admitting causing death by dangerous driving. Daniel Beaumont, 18, of ...

 

Ipsden nursery pupils look to the stars for nativity

Nursery pupils Shine with nativity

CHILDREN at the Ipsden Early Days Nursery performed Shine, Star, Shine as their Nativity play. It tells the story of a big star trying ...

 

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